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Nine cases of retained instrument reported in latest issue of HA Risk Alert
 

Nine cases of retained instrument reported in latest issue of HA Risk Alert

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The Hospital Authority published the latest issue of "HA Risk Alert" last Friday. In the second quarter of 2017 (April to June), 13 Sentinel Events were reported, comprising nine cases of retained instrument after surgery/interventional procedure, two cases of in-patient suicide, one case of maternal morbidity and one case of incompatible blood group transfusion. There were 11 reported Serious Untoward Events, which were all medication incidents.
 
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5 Nov 2017 - General